the matrix top events for your personality type

August 28, 2008

outdoor types

Summertime pops: The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform light favorites and pop classics. Bring blankets and chairs for field seating for the show at 6 p.m. Saturday at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis. The show is free. Call 410-269-1132 or go to annapolissymphony.org. Ragin' on the River: The 5th Annual Ragin' on the River powerboat races come Saturday and Sunday to the Susquehanna River in Port Deposit. Gates open at 10 a.m. at Marina Park. Cost is $5 and children under 12 are admitted with a parent; $10 to get into pit area. Go to portdepositcc.org.

Flying jewels: Learn about the butterflies that live along the Gwynns Falls Trail and take a short hike to find them from the Carrie Murray Nature Center, 1901 Ridgetop Road, Baltimore. The all-ages event is noon-2 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $2. Call 410-396-0808 or go to baltimorecity.gov/government/recnparks/.

party animals

Jimmy Buffett: Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Refer Band bring "The Year of Still Hear Tour 2008" Saturday to Nissan Pavilion, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. Tickets are $36-$136. The show is at 8 p.m. Saturday. Call 703-754-6400 or go to livenation.com.

Maryland State Fair: The rides, the food, the barnyard animals and the entertainment end Monday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. Admission is $8 for adults, $3 for seniors and kids. Children younger than 6 are admitted free. Rides are individually priced. Call 410-252-0200 or go to marylandstatefair.com.

Baby Samson: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will be showcasing baby elephant Samson 10 a.m.-noon daily. Admittance Saturdays and Sundays is $11-$15. Call 410-366-5466 or go to marylandzoo.org.

arts lovers

Antiques show: More than 550 dealers will be showcasing antiques, including fine arts, furniture, jewelry, folk art and silver, at the 28th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show. Everything will be on sale Thursday-Sunday at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. Admission is $12. Call 561-822-5440 or go to baltimoresummerantiques.com.

Art of Trash: Fifteen artists create art using commonplace objects that have been discarded in Found Objects: New Beginnings - The Art of Trash at the Baltimore Public Works Museum, 751 Eastern Ave., until Oct. 4. Tickets are $3 for adults, free for kids and $2.50 for students, seniors and active military. Call 410-396-5565 or go to baltimorepublicworksmuseum.org.

Playtime!: Take the family tour: Playtime! Games and Relaxation Art, an activity designed for the whole family at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. The tour is part of a series of hands-on art, workshops and tours for kids and kids at heart. It's free and begins at 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 443-573-1700 or go to artmba.org.

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